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Friday, May 15, 2015, 111 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1,266.50 to $281,749,912.50.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Federal Agricultural Mortgage (AGM) - FREE Research Report

Everson Dennis A, who is Director at Federal Agricultural Mortgage, sold 1,000 shares at $32.73 on May 15, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 2,519 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 28.42% with the 1,000-share transaction.

Culver Chester J, who is Director at Federal Agricultural Mortgage, sold 1,000 shares at $32.85 on May 15, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 5,329 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 15.8% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $32.47, down $0.38, or 1.17% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Federal Agricultural Mortgage go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 100
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,250
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 100
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,250
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 100
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,500

The average volume for Federal Agricultural Mortgage has been 42,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Federal Agricultural Mortgage has a market cap of $310.6 million and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 7.25% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation provides a secondary market for various loans made to borrowers in the United States. It operates through four segments: Farm & Ranch, USDA Guarantees, Rural Utilities, and Institutional Credit. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.95%. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.5. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Federal Agricultural Mortgage a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full

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Ametek (AME) - FREE Research Report

Jones Timothy N, who is President - Electromechanical at Ametek, sold 10,000 shares at $55.20 on May 15, 2015. Following this transaction, the President - Electromechanical owned 52,287 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 16.05% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $55.41, up $0.21, or 0.38% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ametek go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 20,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 20,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 20,000

The average volume for Ametek has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Ametek has a market cap of $13.3 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 5.23% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

AMETEK, Inc. manufactures electronic instruments and electromechanical devices worldwide. It operates in two segments, Electronic Instruments (EIG) and Electromechanical (EMG). The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.65%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.1. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Ametek a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, growth in earnings per share, notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full

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F N B (FNB) - FREE Research Report

Guerrieri Gary L, who is Chief Credit Officer at F N B, sold 3,000 shares at $13.53 on May 15, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Credit Officer owned 57,640 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.95% with the 3,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $13.34, down $0.19, or 1.42% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for F N B go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 3,900
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 21,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,900
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 21,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 6,400
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 24,000

The average volume for F N B has been 739,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. F N B has a market cap of $2.4 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 1.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

F.N.B. Corporation, a financial holding company, provides various financial services to consumers, corporations, governments, and small- to medium-sized businesses primarily in Pennsylvania, eastern Ohio, and northern West Virginia. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.56%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.4. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate F N B a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, compelling growth in net income, solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full

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